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LATEST NEWS FROM VSS

28 April 2020

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Update on SARS-CoV-2 in Cats

by Rachel Korman
New information is rapidly emerging regarding SARS-CoV-2 virus as a human pathogen. Coronaviruses have long been identified as animal pathogens, but as we know, not all coronaviruses are equal. There has been much alarmist reporting in the press recently about the risk of cats and SARS-CoV-2 wi...

17 April 2020

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Dr Philip Moses Conducts Online Koala Conservation Lecture

by Philip Moses
On Monday, April 6 Dr. Philip Moses of VSS conducted a live lecture on Zoom about koala conservation for Purdue University. The lecture covered the main threats koalas face and rehabilitation practices. Dr. Moses also covered a couple of cases, including two koalas saved by VSS and released bac...

1 April 2020

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Cardiology Update re services during COVID-19

by VSS
Update as of 7 Apr 2020: Dr Fiona Meyers and Dr Chris Lam will transfer to the Carrara practice following a short break. This means that from after the Easter break (23 April 2020), Cardiology will be available at Carrara and Underwood, with the cardiology services working within VSS teams on s...

30 March 2020

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Cat tested positive for SARs-CoV-2 in Belgium

by Rachel Korman
On 27/3/2020 a pet cat in Belgium was reported to have tested positive for SARS-CoV-2. The cat was owned by a COVID-19 infected person and reported to have clinical signs of vomiting, diarrhoea and respiratory signs. The owner submitted vomit and faeces samples to The Faculty of Veterinary Medici...

26 March 2020

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COVID-19 Border Crossing Update: Federal Minister David Littleproud announces "Veterinarians are classified as Essential Services"

by VSS
Veterinarians are classified as essential services and will be able to cross state borders and continue working under shutdowns currently in operation in Australia, the agriculture minister David Littleproud has said. The Australian Veterinary Association (AVA) and the RSPCA have lobbied the ...